Welcome to IPNU
Since its establishment in 2000, Ishikawa Prefectural Nursing University (IPNU) has enjoyed an increasing reputation for excellence in education and research activities. It is accredited by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, and is also one of the Ministry's top national recipients of research funding. With our recent foundation of the Graduate School of Nursing, and our long-lasting and unique contributions to the community through a variety of educational programs, we have become an outstanding center for the advancement of nursing science. Our university is located near Kanazawa, a historic city full of both traditional and modern cultural treasures. The university is also surrounded by abundant natural beauty, with the nearby Sea of Japan and the highlands that lead to the holy Mount Hakusan, creating a superb environment for both a fruitful academic life and extracurricular activities.
The blue sea, majestic mountains, and fresh air make this the perfect place to cultivate your sensibilities.
Training nursing professionals with advanced specialist knowledge, skills, and practical ability, as well as the educators and researchers who will lead the field of nursing study and practice.